Bil Browning

Bush's new job

Filed By Bil Browning | February 24, 2009 11:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Living
Tags: Dallas, Elliott's Hardware, former President, George W. Bush, new job

I ran across this yesterday and thought it would make for a perfect open thread today. A few weeks ago Elliott's Hardware offered former President George Bush a job as a greeter. George stopped by the store a couple of days ago and told employees he was "lookin' for a job" according to the store manager.

So - what job do you think George W should get now that he's out of office? Who should hire him?

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Country accents are one of the worst things ever invented.

As for Bush's new job.. how about dog-shit picker upper guy.

Snake oil salesman?
Cook in a Meth lab?
Demolition derby driver?
Dope dealer at the local high school?
Test subject for carcinogenic substances?

Personally, I think that, if we nationalize Citibank, we should also nationalize Bush's bank account, since he caused most of this economic mess. Leave him to starve in a condemned flooded out house in southern Mississippi. Then hand him a rifle and ship him off to the front lines as a buck private in Afghanistan?

Angela Brightfeather | February 24, 2009 3:45 PM

This is so obvious!!!!!!!!!!!

If GW wants to remain in the public eye, improve on his popularity rating (not that difficult to do), make a handful of money and please every liberal in the country, I support a write in vote to the Discovery Channel for him to replace Mike Rowe as the "main man" on Dirty Jobs.

Think about it. A quote from the show's synopsis..

"That Monday-morning commute to work may just look a little sweeter after spending an hour with Mike Rowe, the fearless guy who apprentices himself to people who perform dangerous or disgusting jobs, ranging from rattlesnake catchers and zoo cleaner to roadkill collector."

GW already has a bundle of our cash from his friends in the bhanking business, so why not help to get him a job offer compensurate with his experience and talents?

Maybe we could talk President Obama into giving Mike a decent job as a spokesperson for the administration. He is a handsome and likeable chap with a wonderful disposition and tons of experiences behind him.

I am sure that an opening could be created that would fit GW to a tee.

Lets get those petitions going.

My partner was really amused to see this story in the news. He lived in Dallas in the early 80s, and Elliot's was the neighborhood hardware store just a few blocks from Cedar Springs. This would be sort of like having W work in the Castro.

Crash test dummy?

Give me an apple corer, and I'll insert the sensors myself.

Be sure to watch from 0:30 to 0:50.

Hmmm. Maybe Joe the Plumber can hire him as an apprentice.

Poor guy. He's been feeling useless lately, what with not being able to kill any iraqis anymore.

Robert Ganshorn Robert Ganshorn | February 25, 2009 7:52 AM

Despite his dismally low public approval ratings I hope this former president does find work. I hope he becomes a valuable asset assisting charitable causes. I hope that he spends the rest of his active life with what he can do to help humanity.

I am not expecting this, but I am hoping for it.

Andrew Yu-Jen Wang | March 3, 2009 9:12 PM

Speaking of George W. Bush:

George W. Bush committed hate crimes of epic proportions and with the stench of terrorism (indicated in my blog).

George W. Bush did in fact commit innumerable hate crimes.

And I do solemnly swear by Almighty God that George W. Bush committed other hate crimes of epic proportions and with the stench of terrorism which I am not at liberty to mention.

Many people know what Bush did.

And many people will know what Bush did—even to the end of the world.

Bush was absolute evil.

Bush is now like a fugitive from justice.

Bush is a psychological prisoner.

Bush has a lot to worry about.

Bush can technically be prosecuted for hate crimes at any time.

In any case, Bush will go down in history in infamy.

Submitted by Andrew Yu-Jen Wang
B.S., Summa Cum Laude, 1996
Messiah College, Grantham, PA
Lower Merion High School, Ardmore, PA, 1993

I am not sure where I had read it before, but anyway, it is a linguistically excellent statement, and it goes kind of like this: “If only it were possible to ban invention that bottled up memory so it never got stale and faded.” Oh wait—off the top of my head—I think the quotation came from my Lower Merion High School yearbook.

"what job do you think George W should get now that he's out of office?"

I would say....

... front line infantry. ; )